Louisville builder Sy Safi and other green builders and designers participate in an array of third-party, national, and international certification programs that set standards for the energy efficiency, sustainability, and high-performance functionality of their homes. Find out more about these programs:
• LEED, a certification of the U.S. Green Building Council
• PHIUS, a certification of Passive House Institute US
• Living Building Challenge, a certification of the International Living Future Institute
Glimpse the green
• In this video, builder Sy Safi of UberGreen Spaces & Homes details the merits of Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) walls and other thermal envelope strategies used in his Su Verde build as part of the Proud Green Home of Louisville project.